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Tools and technologies

New varieties, natural resources management, farming practices

If you are a decision maker responsible for agricultural research, policy or extension, ICARDA’s expertise, tools and technologies are available to you. If you are a development agency supporting countries to improve the effectiveness of their food production systems, these technologies will increase the impact of your investments. These technologies have been developed together with national partners in many areas countries. They are now ready for ‘scaling-up’ in dry areas and fragile ecosystems.
New crop varieties
High-yielding, stress-tolerant varieties
Supplemental irrigation
Increasing water productivity
Water harvesting
Collecting and using water efficiently
Animal breeding
Community-based methods for livestock breeding
Livestock technologies
Improved animal nutrition and profitability
Conservation agriculture
Zero tillage and associated practices
FIGS - rapid and precise
New tools for mining genebank resources
Protected agriculture
Greenhouses for high-value crops